Kōrero: Ball, Murray Hone

Bruce the Barbarian

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Murray Ball produced the strip ‘Bruce the Barbarian’ for the British Labour Party magazine Labour Weekly from 1971 until 1978. The strip pitted Bruce, a socialist warrior from Footrot Flats, New Zealand, against the wealthy and malevolent upper classes of the ancient Roman Empire, an often thinly veiled caricature of Ted Heath’s Conservative government. 

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Tim Shoebridge. 'Ball, Murray Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6b14/ball-murray-hone (accessed 15 July 2024)